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OBJECTIVE To investigate the diagnostic efficacy of indigenously developed single vial kit preparation of Tc-ciprofloxacin (Diagnobact) for the detection of orthopedic infections. METHODS Seventy-seven patients [25 with clinical suspicion of diabetic foot osteomyelitis (DFOM), 25 with orthopedic device-related infection (ODRI) and 27 with tubercular bone(More)
BACKGROUND General practitioners with specialty interests (GPwSIs) have been an emerging entity in the last decade or so and aim to improve patient's access to specialist level care in the primary care setting. This is achieved by them providing equivalent quality and outcomes to secondary consultant-led services, while not necessarily providing the same(More)
Patient-initiated follow up (PIFU) is an initiative that allows patients to initiate hospital follow-up appointments on an 'as required' basis compared with the traditional 'physician-initiated' model. The main principle is to reduce inappropriate regular follow-up appointments. In this systematic review, we attempt to address its efficacy for outpatient(More)
Although bilateral anterior dislocation of shoulder is not that uncommon, there have been only 12 published reports on bilateral anterior fracture dislocation of shoulder. The associated fractures have mostly been greater tuberosity fractures with bilateral three part fractures being reported in only two cases. To our knowledge, a bilateral four part (More)
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